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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 34.56 days


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Microsoft External Cache


Microsoft External Cache is a program developed by Microsoft. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 74% of users of Microsoft External Cache come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Portugal.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iis\external disk cache
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{97FBF9AD-25AF-412A-B7FF-EF93BB44F385}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft External Cache

  • ecache.dll - Microsoft® Web Platform Extensions (IIS External Cache)

How do I remove Microsoft External Cache?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft External Cache from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft External Cache from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft External Cache, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft External Cache.

Win 8 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 75.00%
Windows 7 21.43%
Windows Vista 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 25.00%
Windows 10 Home 21.43%
Windows 10 Enterprise 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.57%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.81%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  Portugal 4.76%
  Singapore 4.76%
  Belgium 2.38%
  France 2.38%
  GE 2.38%
  Sweden 2.38%
  South Africa 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
Dell 15.79%
ASUS 15.79%
Acer 5.26%
Apple 5.26%
Alienware 5.26%
Toshiba 5.26%
Lenovo 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
Common models
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About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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